From the four corners of the diamond

We appreciate that some readers are only interested in news from certain parts of the Isle of Wight. Luckily, we’ve been geographically marking all our stories for many years.

Simply choose one of the five categories; Central; North; East; South or West to find news in your area and don’t forget that if you have something to share, do get in touch.

Richard Studt: Profile

Richard Studt: Profile

For anyone still wondering whether to buy tickets for this Saturday’s recital at St Catherine’s Church in Ventnor, featuring world class violinist Richard Studt and friends (it’s being organised in order to raise funds

Wednesday, 30th April, 2008 3:55pm

By Anthony Churchill with one comment

Koolwaters: Marc Vedo Ticket Competition

Koolwaters: Marc Vedo Ticket Competition

If a classical recital or bumping hip hop were not your thing, but you’re feeling lucky and fancy a damn good dance this Friday night, listen up, because Hold on Tight Promotions are giving

Wednesday, 30th April, 2008 2:46pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Minor Spectacular

Minor Spectacular

Critically acclaimed international comedy theatre company Plested and Brown present Minor Spectacular. A forgotten town is holding out for a superhero. Then Bosch! Terry arrives fixing washing machines and cleansing customer’s souls. A comedy

Wednesday, 30th April, 2008 1:44pm

By Marian Covington

Age Concern at Ventnor Library

Age Concern at Ventnor Library

Next week and then again at the end of the month, Age Concern will be holding their information and advice drop-in session at Ventnor Library. If you have something worrying you and are looking for

Wednesday, 30th April, 2008 1:15pm

By Rachael Brooks

Finger Monster, Prague Floor, Nick Painless

Finger Monster, Prague Floor, Nick Painless

Nick Painless is coming to Ventnor next month and bringing with him a great lineup if you like a bit of heavy grind. As well as Nick Painless himself performing, and he certainly knows how

Wednesday, 30th April, 2008 12:47pm

By Rachael Brooks with 5 readers' comments

Wightnoize Auditions This Weekend

Wightnoize Auditions This Weekend

It’s that time of year, when there are competitions galore to play at the Isle of Wight Festival and this weekend it’s the turn for the Wightnoize Auditions. Although we don’t have a full programme

Wednesday, 30th April, 2008 11:42am

By Sally Perry

Ventnor Cricket Club: Results and Fixtures

It’s that time of year again and each week, we’ll be brining you news from the Ventnor Cricket Club courtesy of Graeme Burnett. Ed Ventnor progressed to the second round of the IW Senior Cup

Wednesday, 30th April, 2008 9:52am

By Graeme Burnett

What’s Wrong With This Council?

What’s Wrong With This Council?

It’s with absolute open-mouthed astonishment that we read the latest press release from the council today about the Ventnor Skate Park. The last paragraph carries the following sentence, “Any other groups or individuals who are

Tuesday, 29th April, 2008 4:45pm

By Simon Perry with 9 readers' comments

Edana Minghella Joins Celebration Concert

Edana Minghella Joins Celebration Concert

Following the announcement yesterday of the concert being held next week at Cowes Yacht Haven to celebrate the life of Anthony Minghella, we hear today that his sister, Jazz singer Edana Minghella, will also

Tuesday, 29th April, 2008 4:08pm

By Sally Perry

DJ Format/Mr Thing: Ticket Competition

DJ Format/Mr Thing: Ticket Competition

This Friday, Ryde Theatre will be welcoming the rather incredible DJ Format to the stage for a bonkers four decks, two mixer show with Mr Thing. Yet another coup for Ryde Theatre in managing to

Tuesday, 29th April, 2008 2:37pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

STATEMENT ON VENTNOR SKATE PARK FUTURE

Isle of Wight Council director of environment and neighbourhoods Stuart Love said “The council is delighted a group has contacted us expressing an interest in taking on the licence to run Ventnor Skate Park.

Tuesday, 29th April, 2008 12:51pm

By IW Council Press Office with one comment

Summer Variety Show: Calling All Cowboys and Cowgirls

Summer Variety Show: Calling All Cowboys and Cowgirls

Louis Lawrence, producer of the fabulous Easter Circus Variety Show is preparing for a summer show in Ventnor. This time the theme of the event will be all things Country and Western and he’d love

Tuesday, 29th April, 2008 12:31pm

By Sally Perry